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Five Horror Villains You Actually Want to Succeed

Most horror movies follow a pretty tried-and-true formula: The villain is evil and their victims are good. We aren’t supposed to want the villain to win. We’re supposed to want them to be thwarted in ...

Scream 2 - original versions of horror movies that were awful

Six Horror Sequels With Subtle References You May Have Missed

Fans love to pick apart their favorite movies and franchises. There are threads upon threads of fan theories, some of them interesting, and some of them completely insane—but still interesting in some...

Intruder

Horror Movie Locations That Shouldn’t Work (But Do)

As we’ve pointed out several times before, setting is everything in a horror film. It can completely shape the atmosphere. In times of oversaturation for the genre, though, you see a lot of the same l...

Wes Craven - Surprising Early Jobs of Your Favorite Horror Movie Directors

Surprising Early Jobs of Your Favorite Horror Movie Directors

Everybody starts somewhere, even your favorite horror directors. Getting into the industry is an incredibly hard thing to do. Nobody becomes a director, writer, producer, or scores any major position ...

Alligator 1980

Dead to Rights: Seven Rip-Offs That Rival The Original

Rip-offs are a huge part of the horror genre. That’s a fairly well known fact. As soon as something new and innovative comes along that changes the game and makes a ton of money, it kicks off a trend....

Blood Rage

Seven of the Most Blatantly Obvious Halloween Rip-Offs

Halloween was not the first slasher movie, there’s no real point in arguing that. We had many similar efforts before it, notably films like Black Christmas, Psycho and Peeping Tom. But what Halloween ...

How Hellraiser: Bloodline Went From An Ambitious Franchise Saver To The Pin In The Coffin

The Hellraiser franchise has always been rocky. The first two movies are absolutely spectacular. Hellraiser III is a bit underrated, but not without its problems by any stretch. And then you have Hell...

Ernest Scared Stupid

Ernest Scared Stupid: A Look Back at the Campy Kiddie Horror (That Traumatized Me as a Child)

For anyone not familiar with the Ernest films, they were a comedy series aimed at children that presented a lovable idiot hick getting himself into increasingly baffling situation that simultaneously ...

CHUD 1984

Why C.H.U.D. is a Shockingly Environmentally Conscious Monster Movie

As a horror fan, you go into something like C.H.U.D. with certain expectations. There are always the films we know have something to say and watch with a deeper understanding of the themes and cultura...